I’m finishing my 17th year making money doing the web. The 17th year is significant for me because I grew up around the 17 year cicadas. As a kid I remember finding what’s called Brood IV — the black and orange Magicicada cassinii — around our backyard, their molted shells covering our fence and trees. … Continue reading “Cicadas”

Documenting the core

We document specifications to describe how individual interactions on a page work. Above that, we document components (some folks call them molecules), so that reusable elements across sites are described and developed consistently. Above that, we have wireframes of pages or sets of pages, showing the combination of interactions and molecules and content. We document entire subsites … Continue reading “Documenting the core”